Travel has been my passion ever since my childhood.
I have travelled through 73 countries scattered around 7 continents till now.
I have now been selected as the first
space tourist from India for the space
tourism project organized by Virgin
Galactic led by Sir Richard Branson. The
relentless urge for travel and visual
media has enabled me to attain this rare
started my career as a media professional
in the year 1992 by producing the telefilm
'SAMAYAMí. It was followed by 'Acharya', 'Krishnagatha',
'Maluvinte Lokam', 'ChithirapuratheVisheshangal,
'Kerala Visheshangal', 'Godís own Sandsí
and numerous other documentaries and
telefilms which were both directed and
produced by myself.
In December, 2001 I set up a Hitech
Recording & Editing studio at
Marangattupilly for producing TV
programmes and multimedia CD Roms.
Having travelled through 73 countries
during the last 14 years, I was able to
prepare a travelogue serial named 'Sancharamí.
It is being telecast in Asianet News
Channel at 10.30 am every Sunday since
September 2001. Through this serial
millions of Malayalees get an opportunity
to view the beautiful sights and locales
in various countries of the world right
from their sitting rooms. So far, 493
episodes have been completed.
So far, I have visited 7 continents including Antarctica and 73 countries.They include England, France,
Italy, Belgium, Luxembourg, Vatican city,
Sri Lanka, Qatar, Thailand, Nepal,
Maldives, Malaysia, Singapore, China, Hong
Kong, Russia, Finland, Austria, Hungary,
the Netherlands, Liechtenstein, Sweden,
Denmark, Poland, Germany, U.A.E.,
Switzerland, Turkey, Czech Republic,
Belarus, Egypt, Greece, Bhutan, Japan,
Philippines, Taiwan, Monaco, Indonesia,
South Korea, Spain, Portugal, South
Africa, Kenya, Cambodia, Vietnam, Jordan,
Israel, Palestine, Australia, New
Zealand, USA, Canada, Ethiopia, Uganda,
Syria,Lathvia, Lithuania, Estonia, Chile, Argentina, Brazil, Belize, Mexico, Oman, Seychelles, Mauritius, Myanmar, Barbados, Saint Kitts & Nevis, Saint Lucia and Cyprus and filmed their sights of tourist
interest. I continue with my visits to
I am the Managing Director of Labour India
Publications Ltd., one of the largest
educational publishing houses in the
country. This ISO 9001:2000 certified
company is now bringing out around 40
educational journals which have a
circulation of 16 lakh copies altogether.
I concentrate in other areas as well,
which include resorts, tourism and so on.